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Subject: is there a macro symbol for strlen($LINUX_SOURCE_PATH)
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2019 15:42:01 -0600
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in the kernel, there are a lot of usages of __FILE__

this means that there are a lot of copies of fully rooted paths,
including all the varying ~/src/linux prefixes used by individual builders.

Id hazard a guess that something like __RELPATH_FILE__
would work in many cases and perhaps even be more readable
(by reducing long strings) in the generated output

Do the macros exist to cobble this together for compile-time ?
Does it warrant a short name ? either to wrap __FILE__ uses or replace them ?

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2019-09-04 21:42 jim.cromie [this message]
2019-09-04 22:18 ` Varun Iyer
2019-09-05 14:31   ` jim.cromie
2019-09-05 20:23     ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-09-05  5:47 ` Greg KH

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